For example many times I have to type the full string exactly which defeats the point of a search, so perhaps this is a bug?

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  • $\begingroup$ Entering createdoc* into the search field will do what you want. $\endgroup$
    – m_goldberg
    Dec 3, 2015 at 1:14

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In the Wolfram Language Documentation Center from the menu Help > Wolfram Documentation, I use wild card characters to broaden the search. For example CreateDoc*. Alternatively, use Ctrl-k to autocomplete a search entry. In a notebook, I use, for example, ?*Button*.


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